Bangkok, The Floating Market & Koh Samui
Day 1. Bangkok (-/L/D)
Arrive Bangkok and transfer to your hotel. Lunch at the hotel.
Half day visit of most important temples. The tour includes Wat Trimit (The Temple of the Golden Buddha – it contains a Buddha statue weighing 5.5 tons of pure gold. Wat On That (Also known as the Temple of 28 Buddhas representing the 28 births of Buddha) and Wat Pho (The Temple of the Reclining Buddha – The largest and oldest temple in Bangkok).
Dinner in a typical Thai restaurant.
Day 2. Bangkok - Floating Market - Klongs (B/L/D)
Early morning departure to visit the famous market on the train tracks, if the schedule permits.
Continue to the famous colourful floating market. The stalls are in different canoes full of fruits and vegetables brought from neighbouring villages. The real experience is trying to breathe in the different scents and smells of Thailand.
Return to Bangkok. Lunch in a typical Thai restaurant.
Depart in the afternoon to visit the ‘Klongs’, channels of the Chao Phraya River on a traditional long tail boat, where you can admire the life unfolding along the banks of the river.
Next travel the residential area of Thonburi, where you will have the opportunity to come into contact with the traditional way of living – far from the typical skyscrapers of downtown Bangkok. Then we will visit the Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun).
Dinner at the hotel.
Day 3. Bangkok (B/L/D)
Half day visit of the Royal Palace complex. The symbol of the nation and most glorified in the country. You will visit the Royal Pantheon, Coronation Hall, the Royal Hall and the Royal Hall of Redemption. The most valuable is the Wat Phra Kaew which accommodates the famous “Emerald Buddha”, the most sacred statue and relic of all of Thailand. (Note: On Sundays, some parts of the Royal Palace are closed to the public)
Lunch in a typical Thai restaurant.
Depart for the house of ‘Jim Thompson’, the American who rebirthed the Thai silk industry after the Second World War. The house, built entirely of wood, is a wonderful example of traditional Thai architecture. The refined interior includes a rich collection of Thai artwork.
Dinner at the hotel.
Day 4. Bangkok - Koh Samui (B/-/-)
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Koh Samui. On arrival transfer to the hotel.
Days 5-10. Koh Samui - Rocky's Boutique Resort (B/-/-)
Breakfast at the hotel. Days free at leisure.
Day 11. Koh Samui - Departure (B/-/-)
Transfer to the airport for your flight home.
Rocky's Boutique Resort is a private and secluded boutique Samui resort. Our luxurious accommodation features 47 Samui bungalows and 3 Samui villas with private pools. The resort is situated on the beach, with unparalleled views of the Gulf of Thailand, and only a short walk to downtown Lamai. Long tailed fishing boats can be seen daily as they depart or return home with their catch. Here is the ideal place to relax and feel free to enjoy the natural beauty of this amazing samui resort with accommodation facilities that will make your holiday a memorable one.
Year of construction : 2003
Year of most recent renovation : 2011
Total number of rooms : 50
Double rooms : 47
Villas : 3
Connecting rooms : No
Our itineraries are suggestions and are fully customisable according to your needs, interests and budget.
Treat these itineraries as inspiration and one of our experts will create your uniquely tailored holiday with your requests in mind so that you can truly experience Thailand with Seven Senses.
PRICES AND INCLUSIONS
FLIGHTS + 3 NIGHTS'S TOUR + 7 NIGHTS HOTEL FROM £1,620 per person
based on 2 people travelling together
The price includes:
Flights from the UK to Bangkok - Koh Samui - and back to the UK
3 nights' accommodation on tour on a twin-sharing basis in double/twin room
7 nights' accommodation in Koh Samui in Rocky's Boutique Resort
Transfers and tours with local English-speaking driver guide in private air-conditioned vehicle
All entrance fees as mentioned in the program
Meals as mentioned in the program without drinks (B/L/D) = (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
The price does not include:
Meals other than stated above
Personal costs such as drinks, laundry, etc
Peak season surcharges
Anything not specifically mentioned above.
Optional tours, camera fees.
Tips to the guide and driver, porters and waiters.
The above prices may be subject to change due to seasonal variations and flight availability.
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